Disaster Loan Outreach Center Opening In Coffee County

FROM THE OFFICE OF THE ALABAMA EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, JANUARY 18, 2016

Disaster Loan Outreach Center Opening In Coffee County

Clanton– The Alabama Emergency Management Agency announced today a Disaster Loan Outreach Center will open in Coffee to help those whose homes or businesses that were damaged by the December 24 through 31 severe storms flooding.

Representatives from the Alabama Emergency Management Agency, U.S. Small Business Administration and other agencies will be at the center to answer questions about available disaster assistance.

The center is located at: Elba Church of Christ

715 N. Troy Highway

Elba, AL 36323

Hours of operation are from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m., weekdays; 10 a.m. until 2 p.m., Saturdays and closed on Sunday. The center will close Thursday, February 4 at 3 p.m.

Federal disaster assistance for individuals and families can include low-interest loans from the SBA and other programs to help recover from the effects of the disaster.

Disaster survivors are urged to apply for help. They can use any of the following methods:

Homeowners, renters and businesses that need disaster help may contact the SBA at the SBA Customer Service Center at 800-659-2955. TTY for those who are deaf or hard of hearing is available at 800-877-8339 or by sending an email to disastercustomerservice@sba.gov. Disaster loans can also be applied for at https://disasterloan.sba.gov/ela.

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For more information contact the Alabama EMA External Affairs Office

(205)280-2275

Visit us online at http://www.ema.alabama.gov

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